Heather Sherman’s Frog Prince Cake

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Heather Sherman’s Frog Prince Cake, featured in Cake Central Magazine Volume 4, Issue 10 deserves a second look, especially as it is perfect for the Halloween season. Here is what she had to say about her creative process and creating a cake to fit the Brothers Grimm theme.  Keep reading to hear about her cake decorating process. […]

Spruce Up Fall Flavors With Fresh Ginger-Honey Buttercream


Honey buttercream is probably the most underrated and least used type of buttercream. I love it because it’s so versatile — not only is it the perfect consistency for cake pops, topping cupcakes, frosting layer cakes, making whoopie pies and topping cookies, but it’s also an ideal pair for other flavors as well! My favorite: […]

Bubbling Halloween Cauldron Cake

VIDEO: Bubbling Halloween Cauldron Cake with Giant Gummi Snake by Cupcake Addiction

SUBSCRIBE: http://bit.ly/1pPPURu Today I made a Halloween Cauldron Cake that actually bubbles, smokes and steams like a bubbling stew using a simple special effect. Link to the Giant Gummi Snake: https://www.vat19.com/item/giant-gummy-snake?adid=mycupadd Link to the Gummi Skull Pops: https://www.vat19.com/item/giant-gummy-skull-on-a-stick?adid=mycupadd Check out Vat 19′s YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/vat19com Check out Vat 19′s website: http://www.vat19.com My Makeup was done […]

3D Pumpkin Cake Tutorial


This 3D Cake Tutorial can be a great project for the beginner cake decorator.   No Carving Involved!!  While simply applying a few fondant decorations around your normal round cake you can have your cake turn into a 3D pumpkin!  A perfect TRICK and a TREAT for Halloween!!  Happy Halloween! For future tutorials follow me on […]

Faeries IC Winner


Our Faeries Inspiration Challenge had us carried away in a cupcake fantasy land.  All the entries in the challenge were whimsical and fun.  For the original inspiration and rules, visit the contest announcement. The winner of the challenge is… Congratulations to the Faeries Inspiration Challenge Winner emsy77 for these “less is more” inspired cupcakes. We love the delicate silhouette and […]

Pinktober Tufted Cookies


Learn how to create a chic tufted effect on a sugar cookie to promote Pinktober Awareness! Equipment: • Rose petal cutter, OP • Foam pad • Soft pink foam pad • Fun foam • Ball tool • Ribbon cutter, Jem Strip 3 – 7mm • Dresden tool, FMM • Leaf tip, PME ST 50 • […]

JFK IC Winner


Our JFK Inspiration Challenge had us looking to the past for timeless inspirations.  All the entries in the challenge used the classic elements of the original cake to make contemporary masterpieces. For the original inspiration and rules, visit the contest announcement. The winner of the challenge is… Congratulations to the JFK Inspiration Challenge Winner pinkpeony for this elegant towering […]

Sketch to Cake: Zoe Smith Inspired by Melon Colors


We asked Zoe to sketch and create a cake inspired by melon colors, and then tell us all about the process. Her sketch is so perfect, it actually looks exactly like the cake. Keep reading to hear about her inspiration, sketching, and decorating methods. “The inspiration for this came from the wonderful floral trends that […]

Halloween Cat Figure


Hi, I hope you enjoy my Black Halloween Kitten step by step tutorial. ♡♡♡♡♡♡♡ MATERIALS AND INGREDIENTS REQUIRED  ♡♡♡♡♡♡♡ Black Modelling paste Toothpick Scalpel Leaf Shaping Tool Wires Water or edible glue Scissors White sugar paste Sugar paste green Drinking straw Sugar paste gray Brush with really fine tip Pink sugar paste Rolling Pin

Quilted Pattern Homemade Tool


I love quilted pattern decorated cakes! Quilted patterns vary depending on the design.  Instead of buying 20 different quilted pattern tools to get the right pattern I just use one homemade tool that does the trick.   All of these cakes were done using this method.  This is nothing new to most cake designers but […]